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China’s appetite pushes fisheries to the brink

Rashid Sumaila, director of the Fisheries Economics Research Unit at UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, was quoted in a New York Times story about overfishing around the world. […]

Discover why bold African prints are fashion’s real standout

The Los Angeles Times interviewed Suzanne Gott, a professor in the critical studies department at UBC’s Okanagan campus, about African prints in clothing. She said today’s African prints have direct […]

Low-maintenance water filtration to help remote communities

The Hindustan Times featured a UBC invention that uses bacteria and gravity to turn non-potable water into drinking water. Pierre Bérubé, a UBC civil engineering professor who led the project, said […]

It should be possible to build a time machine, scientists say

Ben Tippet, a mathematics and physics instructor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, was featured in Independent U.K. for his work on the mathematics for a viable time machine. He created a […]

What’s the connection between gut health and MS?

U.S. News & World Report featured 2016 UBC research on multiple sclerosis. Researchers examined gut bacteria and immune markers in children with and without MS and found certain types of […]

Canada 150: Historian wrote the definitive book on B.C.

The Vancouver Sun named historian and UBC alumna Margaret Anchoretta Ormsby to its list of 150 notable British Columbians. Ormsby was also appointed head of UBC’s history department and held the position from […]

Only thing harder than parsing Trump is doing it for posterity

Luciana Duranti, a professor in UBC’s archival program, was quoted in a Quartz story about presidential archiving. Duranti said archivists have policies and procedures that determine their ethics.

B.C. could drag Canada into trade battle: prof

Werner Antweiler, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Canadian Press story about B.C.’s role in negotiating the American tariffs on softwood lumber. He […]

#IamLinda: Clark’s clash with non-supporter inspires hashtag

Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political science professor, spoke to CTV about a video showing Christy Clark interacting with a voter. He said Clark’s brief discussion with the voter was a […]

It’s time to stop opioid prohibition and start regulation

Thomas Kerr, a UBC professor of medicine, co-wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail about the opioid crisis. Kerr and Jordan Westfall, president of the Canadian Association of People […]

‘Lab in a cell’ helps crack code on chlamydia

The Vancouver Sun reported on scientists at UBC and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the U.K. who are involved in groundbreaking chlamydia research. Robert Hancock, a UBC microbiologist, said […]

Second Draft: Montreal’s first policewomen played limited roles

Tamara Myers, a UBC historian, was quoted in a Montreal Gazette article about the first female police officers in Montreal. Myers, who studied the career of one of these women, […]

Vancouver Recital Society: Benjamin Grosvenor


Failed B.C. emergency response, and dying continues

Kerry Jang, a UBC psychiatry professor, and Michael Krausz, a UBC psychiatry professor and the UBC-Providence Leadership Chair for Addiction Research, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about B.C.’s […]

Art Seen: Saying goodbye to Beau Dick

The Vancouver Sun reported on the Celebration of Life for artist Beau Dick at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology. Beau Dick, also known as Walis Gwy’um, spent the last four years […]

UBC healthcare travelling roadshow stops in Grand Forks Monday

The Nelson Daily reported on UBC’s Healthcare Travelling Roadshow. Ten health profession students representing medicine, nursing, licensed practical nursing, respiratory therapy, midwifery, pharmacy, and optometry are part of the educational […]

Experts say 2018 will be the year space tourism takes off

CBC interviewed Jaymie Matthews, a professor in UBC’s department of physics and astronomy, about space tourism. He said having vehicles that can be reused with a very low failure rate, […]